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Will LOCOG make the most of social media for London 2012?

Since I first shared my disappointment about the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games' (LOCOG) lacklustre approach to social media on AccountingCPD's blog, I've tracked down the official International Olympic Committe social media guidelines. While encouraging social media and blogging activity by 'athletes and other accredited persons', they also place a number [...]

By |March 30th, 2012|Communication, social media|2 Comments

Storytellers, objects and the power of stories: notes from The Story 2011

This year’s The Story, held yesterday in London’s Conway Hall, hosted 15 speakers over five hours, each addressing the general theme of ‘storytelling’.  Featuring artists, writers and gamers, the talks covered a myriad of story-ish situations. Within these diverse presentations, a few key concepts seemed to crop up again and again, namely: we are all [...]

By |February 19th, 2011|Communication, Museums, science communication|8 Comments

The chancellor’s surprise master stroke

In my capacity as author of several online continuing professional development courses, I've recently been asked to contribute some guest blog posts to the newly launched Don't worry, I haven't started writing about accounting... In fact my first post pays unexpected homage to a certain George Osborne's abilities as a consummate communicator, when he [...]

By |September 29th, 2010|Communication|0 Comments